So it begins, the web giant Google’s high-speed Internet service, “Google Fiber” is headed to Olathe in Kansas, who’s city council just approved the company’s plans. With up to 1 gigabit in upload and download speed, Google touts the Internet service as a connection speed “up to a hundred times faster” than today’s broadband. The wait is over for around 125,000 Olathe residents!!!
So how long until it reaches Seattle?
Rachel Hack, Community Manager, Google Fiber wrote on the Google’s fiber blog. “Hopefully, this is the first of several announcements that we’ll be able to make about bringing Google Fiber to additional cities in the KC metro area; so stay tuned.”
The feeling was much the same in Olathe City Hall.
“We’re excited for what this means to our community, and we look forward to … flipping the switch,” said Mayor Michael Copeland.
Google says by expanding into Olathe, it anticipates being able to help the city grow in both employment and business. Google hopes to bring its Fiber service to Westwood, Westwood Hills and Mission Woods, Kan. in the near future.DON'T MISS: Hit List
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